history. the homeward bound reef north of croydon officially produced 22,280 long tons 22,640 t of ore, for a yield of 25,335 ounces 718,200 g of gold, between 1886-1911. work resumed between 1912-1916 for a yield of 882 ounces 25,000 g of gold from 268 long tons 272 t of ore and again between 1935-1940, when 11.2 long tons 11.4 t .
with kilns for roasting gold bearing quartz, a sophisticated battery and dam system for crushing and washing the ore and houses for workers, the complex provides tangible evidence of technological, social and domestic relationships during this very early stage of australia's goldmining history.
between 1922 and 1936 the three mines, the mona, iona and bosker, yielded 1,033 ounces 29,300 g of gold. ore from the area was first crushed at the ortona battery. by 1924 mount moran required its own crushing facilities. the ten head battery at ortona, situated about 3 miles 4.8 km from mount moran field,.
according to one mining consultancy, als ammtec, accurate specification of this equipment can be critical to the overall success of a mining project, because a majority of the up-front capital expense for most mining projects is devoted to the equipment for crushing and grinding ore. admittedly, they're a self-interested party, but they'd be .
langlands foundry was melbourne's first foundry and iron shipbuilder 1842–97 . it was established in 1842 only 8 years after the founding of the colony by two scottish immigrants, robert langlands son of john langlands, baker, of dundee and thomas fulton ironmaster 1813–1859 who had formed a partnership before emigrating. the business was known as the 'langlands foundry co'.